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'PATAPHYSICS: A USELESS GUIDE. Andrew Hugill. MIT Press, Cambridge, 2012. 294 pp. 24 x 16 cm. LC 2011-52634 ISBN 9780262017794 In English.
Paperbound reprint available Spring 2015 at $16.95 (ISBN 978-0-262-52756-9). Examines the absurdist discipline of 'pataphysics, the science of "imaginary solutions and the laws governing exceptions," tracing the evolution and influence of pataphysical thought from its origins in the imagination of French poet and playwright Alfred Jarry (1873-1907) through its presence in Dada, Futurism, Surrealism and other key developments in 20th-century visual art, literature, theater and music.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 150319
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